QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Trump Supporter
News Headline: “Trump’s empire: A maze of debts and opaque ties.”
Or as Bernie Sanders puts it:
“Do we really want a president who is deeply, deeply in debt to banks all over the world?”
No. Wait.
That was Bruce Bartlett, a senior policy analyst in the Reagan administration.
Sorry.

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QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Clinton Meeting
News Item:
“. . . An aide to bill Clinton confirmed to CBS news that the meeting [with AG Loretta Lynch] wasn’t planned in advance. . . .”
Ronald Bruce Meyer, a Baltimore reader, writes:
“Was it possible the meeting was planned afterward?”
And can it be time for QT’s quadrennial reminder that “mano a mano” doesn’t mean “man to man,” but “hand to hand”?
Evidently.

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In other news. . . .

Illegal Aliens
News Headline: “1,500 Americans accidentally end up in Canada during float trip.”
This is the kind of claim illegals typically make.
As we keep in mind that the United States is Canada’s Mexico.

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Stamina loves him

Trump Stamina
News Headline: “Hillary Clinton’s campaign dismisses health concerns, demands Donald Trump’s medical records.”
Trump can’t release his medical records.
They’re being audited.

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QT trickle-on economics update

Trickle-On


According to a new
Congressional Budget Office report on Americans and wealth:
+ Those in the top 10 percent saw their wealth more than double since 1989.
+ Those at the 50th percentile saw their wealth increase 4 percent.
+ Those at the 10th percentile saw their wealth decrease 6 percent.
For those keeping track of the magic of the free marketplace.

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Not a real presidential candidate, but he plays one on TV

Trump Leaning

News Headline: “Donald Trump cancels campaign events in Colorado, Nevada and Oregon.”
And have you noticed how he props himself up at lecterns.?
He smiles bravely.
But it should be obvious to anyone.
There is a serious health problem here.

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The Making of the President 2016nado!

Michele Bachmann
News Headline: “Michele Bachmann: I’m advising Trump on foreign policy.”
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria. . . .

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Frontiers of science

Researcher
News Headline: “Just imagining a workout can make you stronger: study.”
Keep up the good work, researchers!

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QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Trump Supporters
News Headline: “12-year-old running Trump campaign office in Colorado.”
Representing, as he does, a key Trump demographic.

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Greetings and facilitations from the National Rifle Association

NRA Supporter
News Item: “. . . shooting at a crowded house party. . .. 13 people wounded. . . ¬†investigating what they say is an unusual outburst of violence. . . .”
It was the sixth U.S. mass shooting in a week.
Add unusualness to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.

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